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Charles Francis Hall letter

Stefansson Mss-280
 Collection
Identifier: Mss-280

Description

The collection contains a letter from Charles Francis Hall to Henry Grinnell in which he outlines his plans for an expedition to the North Pole. The letter outlines his planned route, as well as his objectives which included geographical and scientific discoveries, and commerce. A newspaper clipping about the planned expedition is also included.

Dates

  • 1870-02-19

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

.10 linear ft. (1 letter) ; 25 cm.

Overview

Charles Francis Hall (1821-1871), Arctic explorer. The collection contains a letter from Charles Francis Hall to Henry Grinnell in which he outlines his plans for an expedition to the North Pole. A newspaper clipping regarding the expedition is also included.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Lincoln Ellsworth Fund; 2015

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
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Hanover NH 03755 USA